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Tunisia attack: UK ponders air strikes in Syria

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Greece's choice: Europe holds its breath over Sunday's referendum (part 1)

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Burundi presidential election: With incumbent Nkurunziza on the campaign trail

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Vote 'No' for dignity and democracy ≠OXI

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IN THE PAPERS

Greek No 'a vote against austerity'

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IN THE PAPERS

French press reacts to Greek No vote

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REPORTERS

Libya in search of unity

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THE DEBATE

Turkey's Border Bother: Ankara wary of emboldened Kurds (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

Turkey's Border Bother: Ankara wary of emboldened Kurds (part 1)

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An in-depth look at the political and social events shaping France. Every Friday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

FRANCE IN FOCUS

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Latest update : 2014-05-02

The battle for Alstom

This week, General Electric is on track to take over the struggling French industrial group Alstom's energy business, despite government intervention. Next, we give you a preview of some of the treasures heading to the Gulf as the Paris Louvre prepares to open a sister museum in Abu Dhabi. Finally, we take you to the Paris Fair to check out the very latest in home design, decoration and technology.

By Tom BURGES WATSON , Jeanne LAVENANT , Stéphane BERNSTEIN , Joanna COCKERELL , Emilie COCHAUD

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2015-07-03 France

Guadeloupe: The story behind France’s butterfly island

With Antigua to the north and Barbados to the south, we've been following in the footsteps of Christopher Columbus to explore the French department of Guadeloupe. We tell you...

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2015-06-26 Olympic Games

FranceLeaks: A new diplomatic bug

This week, new WikiLeaks revelations indicate that US intelligence kept close tabs on France's leaders. Next, road rage spreads as Uber-incensed taxi drivers take matters into...

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2015-06-18 Napoleon

Video: Napoleon, the rise and fall

To mark the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, we bring you a special programme devoted to the myth of Napoleon.

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2015-06-12 Manuel Valls

Valls flies to Berlin: PM criticised for use of government jet

This week, France's Prime minister finds himself in hot water after flying to watch his beloved Barcelona win the Champions League in Berlin. Next, riot police spark anger when...

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2015-06-05 education

The high end of French higher education

This week, we take a look at the high end of French higher education, and ask: isn't it all a bit elitist? Many of France's great and good studied at the Grand Ecoles. We...

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